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Lehrstuhl für Indologie

Lived Sanskrit Cultures

These courses are four week intensive courses in Varanasi, India.

They are designed to impart a practice oriented training in methods of cultural and religious studies focussing on how Sanskrit texts are taught, applied, enacted, inscribed in spaces and lived by practitioners, women and men, in Varanasi.

Areas of study will mostly include:

  • Teaching Sanskrit and the Veda
  • Performing Rituals
  • Processions in Varanasi
  • A Crash Course in Spoken Sanskrit

Lived Sanskrit Cultures 2023

An article (in German) about the Lived Sanskrit Cultures course 2023 can be found here.  

Lived Sanskrit Cultures 2018